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15%. That’s how many undergraduate students at the University of Michigan are members of social sororities or fraternities. Though far below the “majority,” it seems like every person I’ve talked to is a member of some greek organization, promoting their next event or fundraiser.

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According to the CDC, 160 to 214 million Americans could be infected by the novel coronavirus over the course of the pandemic.

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n these times of uncertainty and social distancing, it can be really easy for us to justify habits that aren’t always conducive to our mental health—spending days lazing on the couch, staying inside all day, binge-watching Tiger King on Netflix (this I’m totally guilty of).

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i painstakingly paint my nails every week last 

week it was bubblegum blue. from up close

 

they must look so trite and clumsy. i need to stop

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Coronavirus has infected all aspects of life, but it doesn’t present us with new problems. The issues we’re tackling now have existed before COVID-19 affected us. In the wake of a global crisis, people’s true colors show. 

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From a regular Monday to suggestions of complete-isolation, the world felt unstable last week and worthy of describing as surreal. As the days pass, I find myself continually crawling back into the observatory that is my consciousness.

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I became hip to Noname’s Book Club this past summer.

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On March 10, five states held their primaries (Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri and Washington), while North Dakota held their Democratic caucuses.

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In Reel Bad Arabs, Dr. Jack Shaheen explored the portrayals of Arab and Muslim characters in film. After analyzing a thousand different films from 1896 to 2000, he found that 12 films had positive depictions of Arabs and Muslims, 52 neutral, and 936 negative.

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There isn’t much that hasn’t already been said about the power of voting. In a society in which many aspects of our livelihoods aren’t controlled by us, it is important that we at least have a say on who is allowed to lead our nation.